Buffalo's contribution to this famous battle is probably not the version you have heard, but it's the true version.
This first-of-its-kind monument was unveiled in
Buffalo this September.
One of the most influential newspaper men in 19th Century America had connections right here in Western New York.
Ignoring the cries for human rights and basic human decency, President Millard Fillmore opted to support the Fugitive Slave Act in an attempt to prevent civil war and preserve the Union.
Founded in 1859 by three German churches, Concordia Cemetery has served the changing East Side community ever since. Today, the stories of its “residents” continue to be preserved through a variety of efforts and events.
Finding a list of politicians in a stack of old documents led to a journey of both frustration and discovery.
Frederick Douglass' 1851 tour of Allegany County provides some unique insights into the philosophy and tactics of this iconic slave-turned-abolitionist.